New York City in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ada Louise Huxtable
March 14, 1921 – January 7, 2013
—969 Park Avenue, Manhattan —
Medallion Program created by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel
Erected 2013 by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Location. 40° 46.664′ N, 73° 57.524′ W. Marker is in New York City, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 969 Park Avenue, New York NY 10028, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Park Avenue Christian Church 1025 Park Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. 0.2 miles away); Upper East Side Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Cleopatra’s Needle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park's Ancient Egyptian Obelisk (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of John Purroy Mitchel (approx. half a mile away); Kerbs Memorial Boathouse (approx. half a mile away).
Also see . . .
1. HLPC Cultural Medallion, Ada Louise Huxtable, November 13, 2013 (Youtube.com, 23 mins.). Installment of the Cultural Medallion honoring Ada Louise Huxtable on November 13, 2013. The ceremony was led by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, who established the Cultural Medallion program for the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center. From the Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University. (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
2. Ada Louise Huxtable, Champion of Livable Architecture, Dies at 91 (New York Times, Jan. 7, 2013). (Submitted on October 10, 2016.)
Categories. • Architecture •
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